Category: Porto


Soares dos Reis National Museum

The Soares dos Reis National Museum (Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis) is the oldest museum in the country, and arguably the best museum in Porto. Opening up in 1833 originally, […]

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Garrafeira do Carmo

The Garrafeira do Carmo is quite possibly the most interesting and quirky liquor store you could hope to visit during your stay in Portugal. From the outside the store resembles […]

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Bolsa Palace

The Bolsa Palace (Palacio da Bolsa) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site stock exchange building, which was constructed in the 19th century. While this doesn’t sound glamorous at first glance, the […]

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Porto Cathedral

Situated in the heart of the city, Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) is a long-standing church of Roman Catholic origin. Built in the 12th/13th centuries, the cathedral underwent major reformations in the […]

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Ponte de Dom Luis I

The Luís I bridge (Ponte de Dom Luis I) is by far and away the most visually impressive attractions in the city of Porto. Not especially noteworthy for its intricate design […]

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City Guide to Porto, Portugal

In a country known for its amazing beaches (like the Algarve region) and coastal cities (Lisbon, for example), Porto has a lot to live up to, yet it steps up […]

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